Lewisham Council - Downham and Whitefoot


Downham and Whitefoot

Find out more about Downham and Whitefoot including local events, democracy, schools, transport links and more.

Local events

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Fit bus transport to exercise for older people Free

Downham Health & Leisure Centre 23 July 9am to 1pm

Our minibus is picking older, isolated people up from 'hubs' in the local community and take them to exercise sessions available in Downham, Whitefoot, Grove Park and Catford South.


Get Online with Learn My Way  Free

Downham Library 23 July 10am to 12 noon

Join our supported sessions for seniors who would like to learn how to get online and become more confident with computers. Booking required.


We're going on a bear hunt! Free Council

Beckenham Place Park (the Mansion) 23 July 10.30AM to 12.30PM

Explore the meadow and woodland areas of the park.


Pre school gymnastics

Downham Health & Leisure Centre 23 July 2.15PM to 3pm

We can now offer pre-school gymnastics for children 2+!


Gymnastics 5–7 years (no/limited experience)

Downham Health & Leisure Centre 23 July 4.30PM to 5.30PM

Gymnastic sessions for children with little or no experience of gymnastics, taken by two coaches.


Schools in the area:


Downham was mostly farmland until the 1920s with a rifle range that was close to today's Rangefield Road. London county Council bought the farmland between 1920-23 and built two-storey brick houses with gardens.